The table below looks at the statistics for the WPF Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 129 169 196
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +27
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 28 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.80% 0.57% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.59% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 22
Average daily rate £613 £575 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £413 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WPF Developer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3313 5225 5882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.90% 95.56% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2683 3966 4276
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £283 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 76 84
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.98 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.23% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £36.35 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

WPF Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

WPF Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF Developer across the City of London region.

WPF Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

WPF Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited WPF Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with WPF Developer in their job title.

1 43 (100.00%) C#
1 43 (100.00%) WPF
2 37 (86.05%) .NET
3 26 (60.47%) MVVM
4 24 (55.81%) Multithreading
4 24 (55.81%) Banking
4 24 (55.81%) Front Office
5 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (44.19%) Investment Banking
7 18 (41.86%) TDD
8 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
9 15 (34.88%) Reactive Extensions
10 13 (30.23%) Task Parallel Library
10 13 (30.23%) Finance
11 12 (27.91%) DevExpress
12 11 (25.58%) Unit Testing
12 11 (25.58%) WCF
12 11 (25.58%) SQL
13 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET
13 9 (20.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (18.60%) Oracle
15 7 (16.28%) WinForms
15 7 (16.28%) Equities
15 7 (16.28%) Windows
15 7 (16.28%) Java
15 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
16 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
16 6 (13.95%) NUnit
17 5 (11.63%) XAML
17 5 (11.63%) VBA

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited WPF Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with WPF Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (9.30%) Big Data
5 4 (9.30%) MS Access
6 3 (6.98%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (6.98%) HBase
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
6 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
7 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (2.33%) MySQL
8 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) NUnit
2 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.98%) MSBuild
3 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.65%) MSTest
4 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (55.81%) Banking
1 24 (55.81%) Front Office
2 19 (44.19%) Investment Banking
3 13 (30.23%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) WPF
2 37 (86.05%) .NET
3 15 (34.88%) Reactive Extensions
4 13 (30.23%) Task Parallel Library
5 11 (25.58%) WCF
6 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET
7 7 (16.28%) WinForms
8 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
8 5 (11.63%) Unity DI Container
9 4 (9.30%) JSON
9 4 (9.30%) LINQ
9 4 (9.30%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 4 (9.30%) SOAP
10 3 (6.98%) ADO.NET
10 3 (6.98%) HTML
11 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (4.65%) WF
12 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
12 1 (2.33%) Caliburn.Micro
12 1 (2.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (16.28%) Equities
3 4 (9.30%) Clustering
3 4 (9.30%) Data Structures
3 4 (9.30%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.65%) Derivative
4 2 (4.65%) User Experience
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.33%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (2.33%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) MVVM
2 24 (55.81%) Multithreading
3 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (41.86%) TDD
5 11 (25.58%) Unit Testing
6 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.30%) Data Management
7 4 (9.30%) Electronic Trading
7 4 (9.30%) Workflow
8 3 (6.98%) BDD
8 3 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (4.65%) Low Latency
9 2 (4.65%) MVC
9 2 (4.65%) Scrum
9 2 (4.65%) SOA
9 2 (4.65%) UML
10 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.33%) ERP
10 1 (2.33%) OO
10 1 (2.33%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (25.58%) SQL
3 7 (16.28%) Java
4 5 (11.63%) VBA
4 5 (11.63%) XAML
5 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.33%) C++
7 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) DevExpress
2 8 (18.60%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.98%) Sybase
5 1 (2.33%) ION Trading
5 1 (2.33%) Teradata
5 1 (2.33%) TIBCO